Georgian Dream chairman
Irakli Kobakhidze

Place of birth

Tbilisi

Education

2000 - graduated from Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law;

2005 - graduated from H. Heine University Düsseldorf with a Master degree in Law;

2006 - H. Heine University of Düsseldorf, PhD

Professional Experience

2000-2001 - United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Regional Public Education Project Coordinator;

2005-2012 - Tbilisi State University, Assistant Professor;

2011-2014 - Caucasus University, Associate Professor;

2011-2012 - Open Society Georgia Foundation, Member of the Committee of Experts of the Human Rights and Rule of Law Program;

2011-2012 - Council of Europe Representation in Georgia, Expert in Strategic Planning;

2006-2014 - United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Local Government and Regional Development Project Expert and Manager;

Since 2014 - Tbilisi State University, Associate Professor;

On November 18, 2016, he was elected Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia;

Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia Party, Executive Secretary, Member of the Political Council (2015-);

Parliament of Georgia of the 9th convocation, Chairman of the Parliament (2016-2020);

Parliament of Georgia of the 10th convocation (2020-)

Public Defender of Georgia
Nino Lomjaria
President of Georgia
Salome Zurabishvili
Prime Minister of Georgia
Irakli Gharibashvili
Irakli Kobakhidze participates in European Political Community Summit
Irakli Kobakhidze: Georgia can play a special role for Europe in terms of connectivity, and we will discuss this with our European colleagues
Irakli Kobakhidze will participate in the summit of the European political union
Irakli Kobakhidze: We are not going to lose any election for at least another 12 years
Irakli Kobakhidze: The fraud of the century has been played against the transparency law twice - Georgia has never been as sovereign as it is today
Olympic team of Georgia takes oath
Government to allocate 1 million GEL for Olympic champions, half a million GEL for silver medalists, and 250 thousand GEL for bronze winners
Irakli Kobakhidze congratulates Roberta Metsola on her re-election as European Parliament President
Matthew Miller on Irakli Kobakhidze's statement regarding the attack on Trump - the president asked the American public to refrain from speculation, I would extend the same appeal to foreign countries as well
Irakli Kobakhidze: The global war party does not change methods - in the 21st century, liberal fascism, radicalism, polarization, hatred and bloody attacks on politicians have become commonplace in the US and Europe
Irakli Kobakhidze: Deeply shocked by the attack on the former US President Donald Trump, violence has no place in politics and we condemn it in all forms
Irakli Kobakhidze at the meeting with Ezra Zeya: I did not hear a single argument regarding the anti-democratic changes implemented in Georgia recently
PM: We have made a balanced decision, which will ensure the release of hundreds of prisoners without causing problems to public safety
Prime Minister: As of today, our rating is approximately 60% - in such a situation, no matter how the opposition groups or regroups, our victory will not be in any danger
Ezra Zeya: We call on the Georgian government to correct the course and fulfill public aspirations regarding Georgia's European future
Irakli Kobakhidze: I had an interesting conversation with US Under Secretary on the dynamics of Georgia-US relations – we stressed the need for rebooting and improving our bilateral partnership
Irakli Kobakhidze meets with US Under Secretary of State
Irakli Kobakhidze: the suspension of the allocation of funds in the field of defense is unfortunate and counterproductive for restarting relations - I hope that correct and fair steps will be taken in the future
Robin Wagener - With the law on "transparency of foreign influence", there will be no EU membership - No chance for that
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that